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  • 22 March 2012

    The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has estimated that the canal dredging project in western Bangkok will help increase the floodwater release capacity by 30%. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk inspected the canal dredging project in Thawi Watthana district. The Department of Water Resources has begun dredging six canals in the district, which […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In this video you can see the launch of the “Novadragamar”, on which the new Liebherr P 9350 pontoon excavator is mounted. The Novadragamar is a Ravestein 750B Backhoe Dredger that was built by a Portugal-based company ETERMAR. The dredger, featuring an extensive range of attachments, is ideally suited for digging of drainage channels, the […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is back on track with final completion of the project set for 2016. When this major construction project is completed, it will more than double the cargo capacity of the century old canal. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works, conducted by FSUE Rosmorport on Russian seaports in 2016, resulted in removing of around 11 million m³ of dredged material, marking a major milestone in the company’s history. The dredging operations were performed at the Volga-Caspian, Kaliningrad, Azov-Don and Taganrog canals, Rosmorport said in its latest release. Maintenance dredging work was also undertaken in water […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works have been completed on a four-mile section of the Shropshire Union Canal between Salmons Bridge and Hoole Lane Lock, creating a 6.7 meter wide and 1.35 meter deep channel. “We have removed over 7,000 tonnes of silt from this area to make the canal easier for boaters to cruise along,” announced the Canal […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work on the Ala Wai Canal to remove accumulated silt and sediments, remove abandoned Hawaiian Electric Company cables, and to repair two sections of canal wall, is set to begin this month, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources reports. Dredging is expected to remove 186,000 cubic yards of material from depths ranging […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chesterfield Canal Trust hosted their Dredging Open Day in Ranby on Tuesday, June 13, to present some latest updates on the Chesterfield Canal dredging scheme, which is currently underway. The trust’s team of experts were on hand to talk to visitors about why dredging is so important to both the navigation of waterways and and […]

  • 20 August 2012

    The government have been dredging canals and planting forests to help prevent floods this year. Sluice gates damaged by major floods last year have been repaired while the construction of permanent flood barriers have been implemented. During her weekly TV program on NBT, PM Yingluck spoke of the government’s flood prevention preparations, saying that the […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust’s 2016/17 Annual Report, published today, records the highest levels of public support and investment in its 2,000 miles of historic waterways since they were transferred from state control five years ago. “A strong commercial performance during the year, including a further rise in the number of people donating to our […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The excavation of the construction pits of the new locks in Terneuzen is proceeding well, reports MPS – Modular Pontoon Systems. Phase 1 of dredging works carried out from MPS modular pontoon has been completed, the company said. The works were performed by the Belgium based contractor DEME – part of the Sassevaart consortium. The […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 2,500 tonnes cutter ladder of DEME’s most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD) Spartacus has been successfully installed at the Caland Canal in Rozenburg, the Netherlands. According to DEME, the 57m long cutter ladder is by far the strongest and most sophisticated ever built. The cutter ladder houses the power driving equipment for cutting the […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ships entering the Port of Charleston will have a new and improved nautical chart that covers a larger area to ensure safer navigational approaches into the harbor. Available from the 4th of July, new chart 11525 (Charleston Harbor Entrance and Approach) replaces the old chart 11523 (Charleston Harbor Entrance). It expands chart coverage further east, […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has provided a comment to the St. Johns Riverkeeper’s Notice of Intent to Sue the Corps regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major new flood defence in Leeds, which will protect hundreds of homes and businesses and safeguard the future economy, has begun construction. The new £50 million defences are the first of their kind for the area. In total, they will protect over 150 businesses and reduce the potential disruption caused by flooding for 3,000 […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, FSUE “Rosmorport” announced that the company has obtained a permit to put an artificially created plot of land in the seaport of Sabetta into operation. The reclamation project, which has created approx. 14.75 hectares of new land, was performed under the “Seaport Facilities Construction in Sabetta Settlement on Yamal Peninsula and Approach Canal […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Social Development and Human Security Minister Santi Prompat has expressed his confidence that unless the amount of rain this year is higher than last year, Bangkok will not be inundated. Speaking of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security’s project to relocate residents, whose homes were built over the canals, Mr. Santi has already […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier in June, the filling of the new locks began, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, including its culvert valves, maintenance bulkheads and gates. This stage of testing is meant to timely detect and correct any deficiencies in the project. The Panama Canal technical team is […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI) has announced that their ‘Seminar on Ports & Industrial Corridors’ will take place on April 7, 2017 at Multi Purpose Hall India International Center in New Delhi. The mission of this seminar is to highlight the new and emerging opportunities in the Indian ports and new and existing industrial […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports has been recognized for its commitment to environmental stewardship in the delivery of its Manchester Ship Canal project by the prestigious and historic Carmen Awards. The awards, which honor exceptional achievement in industry and individual enterprise, praised the business’ revival of the historic trade route and Victorian engineering masterpiece to build a sustainable […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Services has officially started its work on transforming Titford Pools in Oldbury. Hidden away under the M5 motorway, Titford Pools is located along the Titford Canal and is part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations – which this year is celebrating its 250th birthday. The pools are a quirky surprise to anyone exploring […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has just released the latest update on the Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Project. On December 14, 2015 the Council approved the final assessment roll for the Cherry Grove project. Two days later, December 17, the city filed that final assessment roll with the Horry County Register of Deeds and the […]

  • 17 August 2011

    The CMA CGM Group announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the operation, equipment and expansion of the Gordon Cay Container Terminal in the Jamaican port of Kingston, for a minimum period of 35 years. The project to develop the terminal will be based on the existing facilities. Signed on 4 August […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust’s dredging program on the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes has had to be temporarily halted due to concerns that falling oxygen levels in the water during the hot weather could become too low to support the fish that live in the canal. Commenting the latest announcement, Paul Fox, from […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE Rosmorport, major owner of the country’s port assets, yesterday released a tender for maintenance dredging works on the Azov-Don Sea Canal. According to the company’s press center, Azov Basin Branch announced an open tender to select a contractor for 2015 maintenance dredging of the waterway. If everything goes according to schedule, the works will be performed from July […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As water levels begin to recede, Canal and River Trust is preparing to get the nation’s canal network repaired and fully open. Across large parts of the country the remarkable resilience of the two centuries old canal system has again been proven and it remains open for people to use. Nevertheless, costs are mounting in […]